Pear and blue cheese tart with walnut pastry - A lovely vegetarian main for your Christmas dinner or a dish to add another element to a Boxing Day buffet. Shop-bought shortcrust pastry makes life easy and is given a clever twist with added walnuts. You can use up any leftover blue cheese for the wintery pear and blue cheese filling
Beetroot, feta and thyme tart - This beetroot, feta and thyme tart looks amazing and tastes delicious, too. It requires a bit of time, but the recipe itself is really easy. It's vegetarian, and serves six, so it's perfect for summer entertaining. Beetroot's main season runs from July until January, so you've got plenty of time to enjoy them.